UK Manufacturing

29 October 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output falls -5.0% in September to 114,732 units – the lowest level for 25 years. Exports decline -9.7% to 87,533 units but account for more than three quarters of production. Output for domestic market rises 14.5%, but

25 September 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

106,398 UK engines produced in August as output falls -35.1%.

25 September 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

Some 641 fewer vehicles produced in the month than the previous year, which marked the strongest August since 2012.

25 September 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car production declines -44.6% in August with 51,039 units rolling off factory lines.
Ongoing coronavirus crisis stalls efforts to ramp up output with weak demand overseas compounded by heavy domestic losses.
Production so far this year down -40.2% with a loss of 348,821 units worth more than £9.5bn to UK car makers.
As pandemic’s second wave engulfs UK, sector welcomes new support for jobs but warns that demand-hit manufacturing sector not yet out of woods.

27 August 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK engine production declines -10.6% in July to 176,377 units. Demand from home and international markets falls -16.6% and -6.5% respectively. Year to date output down -35.2% with 537,712 units lost in first seven months. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive,

27 August 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

July production up 3.6%, with 5,234 commercial vehicles manufactured. Glimmer of hope comes from uptick in orders from Europe, with 53.4% of all units produced in July destined for EU markets. Year-to-date output down -21.2%, with July growth failing to

UK car manufacturing
27 August 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK car manufacturing falls -20.8% in July with 85,696 units made as factories struggle to ramp up output and global demand recovers slowly.
Production for UK buyers down -37.1% as exports also decline, but by a less substantial -16.8%.
307,707 units lost in year to date, down -39.7%, as coronavirus crisis forced markets and plants to close.

30 July 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK engine production falls -38.8% in first half to 814,957 units. Demand from home and international markets down -32.4% and -42.3% respectively. Decline mirrors drop in output at vehicle plants primarily a result of global coronavirus lockdowns. Mike Hawes, SMMT

30 July 2020 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British CV manufacturing grows 23.9% in June, as new model uplift reverses heavy losses in 2019. Production for home market rises 25.0%, with exports also up, by 22.7%. Positive month fails to offset Covid-19 impact, as overall half-year manufacturing falls

UK car manufacturing

UK car manufacturing output declines -48.2% in June with 56,594 units produced, rounding off weakest six months since 1954.
Factories turn out just 381,357 cars in the year-to-date, down -42.8% on 2019 – a decline of more than 285,000 units.
11,349 jobs already cut across manufacturing and retail during the pandemic, with more at stake without dedicated restart support as firms fear double whammy of Brexit tariffs.

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